Philadelphia Flyers vs. Vegas Golden Knights October 4th, 2018 – 10:00PM EST The Philadelphia Flyers showed how much they’ve grown this summer by winning their 3rd straight season opener in convincing fashion. Wayne Simmonds brought his goal count to 5 in season openers over the past two seasons and 11 of 18 Flyers found themselves […]Read more "Simmonds cashes in twice and Elliott shines in Flyers scintillating season opener"
Last years offseason was full of question marks. The two main conflicts had to do with the action behind the blueline. The Flyers had two open spots on defense, with three rookies vying for a position. They also had a gap in their crease, and needed a stopgap solution until kids like Carter Hart and […]Read more "Stopgap Solution: Was Brian Elliott the right guy for the Flyers goaltending job?"
As is with every offseason, the Flyers seem to have somewhat of a carousel at the goaltending position. However, these aren’t the days of Michael Leighton/Brian Boucher, even Steve Mason/Ray Emery tandems. The Flyers finally have a problem where the end result could mean they have finally found their franchise goaltender. To say Carter Hart […]Read more "Con-Crease Solutions: Which Flyers Netminder is the odd man out?"
Monday afternoon, news came down that the Flyers had qualified seven of their restricted free agents. Danick Martel, Tyrell Goulbourne, and Reece Willcox all qualified at $715,000, Robert Hagg at $874,125, and Taylor Leier at $846,886. The most obvious of the qualifying offers came with Alex Lyon being tendered at $918,831. With Lyon potentially being […]Read more "Everything Flyers fans need to know about Alex Lyon and Anthony Stolarz’ Qualifying Offers"
Philadelphia is all about the process. The 76ers trusted that process, and now they’re set up for post-season success with guys like Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid leading the way. The Phillies are teetering on the brink of a playoff spot, albeit early on in the season. The Eagles just won a Super Bowl. Someone […]Read more "It’s time for Flyers fans to trust Hextall’s process"
It’s no secret by now that the Flyers have one of, if not the deepest pools of prospects in the league. Whether that can translate to the NHL level remains to be seen. Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall has been adamant about taking his time in developing these young potential stars, but fans are growing […]Read more "A closer look at the Lehigh Valley Phantom Players ready to make the jump to the Flyers"
The Rubik’s Cube. A complicated cube of colors that takes people days and days to solve. Also, a very fitting name for the Flyers crease as of late. There are six sides to each Rubik’s cube, and the Flyers crease has six potential names to take up four spots between the Flyers and Phantoms. Incumbents […]Read more "Who should start next season? Solving the puzzle that is the Flyers crease"
The NHL is a jungle. Only the strongest survive. If this is true, consider the AHL grass, and right now, there’s a Lyon laying in it. Alex Lyon has been on an absolute tear since the Phantoms began their hunt for the Calder Cup. He has played in seven games, sports a 6-1-0 record with […]Read more "Can Flyers’ Alex Lyon Punch His Ticket to the NHL with a Calder Cup?"
Season number 51 for the Philadelphia Flyers is in the books, and depending on how you look at it, some would call it a success. Expectations weren’t the highest going into the season, but there were goals many fans expected them to accomplish. Rookies were brought up, a new goalie was brought in, and our […]Read more "Thank You: An open letter to fans of the Philadelphia Flyers"
After game 3 Sunday afternoon, Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol announced that changes could be coming in regards to the lineup. He didn’t specify who or what, but speculation leads up to believe that Oskar Lindblom, who has underperformed so far in the series, may find himself up in the press box, watching Jordan Weal […]Read more "Optimizing the Flyers lineup ahead of game four"